Articles tagged with caribbean

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Sophie Maríñez

The work of Haitian-Dominican poet Jacques Viau Renaud recalls a time when the two sides of the Caribbean island were united by their visions for an equal society.

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Carina del Valle Schorske

M. NourbeSe Philip combs history for the black American experience.

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Michelle Chase

Renewed U.S. relations may worsen inequality for Cuba’s blacks and women.

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Sarah Hill

On vacationing in Vieques

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Patrick Erouart-Siad

In Haiti, a militant, prophetic literature thrives alongside political disaster.

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Colin Dayan

Jonathan Katz has written the book about the Haitian earthquake. How does he contextualize the tragedy in the country's history?

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Sidney W. Mintz

The inescapable truth is that “the world” never forgave Haiti for its revolution, because the slaves freed themselves.

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Colin Dayan

It is now eight days since an earthquake devastated Port-au-Prince.

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Sidney W. Mintz

In the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake, an anthropologist reflects on his fieldwork in Haiti fifty years earlier.

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Junot Díaz

There are no natural disasters, only social ones.